- a historic county in Clywd in N Wales.
Also called Den·bigh.
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Examples from the Web for denbighshire
For Lloyd and the tenants of Hewlington in Denbighshire, see pp. 302–303.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century
Richard Henry Tawney
For instance, there was a great fair which was wont to be held at Rhuddlan, in Denbighshire.Christmas Evans
The surface of Denbighshire is irregular, and physically diversified.
He wandered about Denbighshire, Merionethshire, and Carnarvonshire.Curiosities of Impecuniosity
H. G. Somerville
But now to proceed to the tradition that makes the memory of this cow dear to the inhabitants of the Denbighshire moorland.Welsh Folk-Lore
- a county of N Wales: split between Clwyd and Gwynedd in 1974; reinstated with different boundaries in 1996: borders the Irish Sea, with the Cambrian Mountains in the south: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Ruthin. Pop: 94 900 (2003 est). Area: 844 sq km (327 sq miles)